Def Jam Africa has released the official tracklist for the Coming 2 America film.
The Album, dubbed Rhythms of Zamunda: Music Inspired By Coming 2 America features high-profile artistes such as Diamond Platnumz, Morgan Heritage, Tiwa Savage, Nasty C, among several others.
The film premiered 30 years after its first version, and along with it, the album.
Other stars gracing Rhythms of Zamunda include Tekno, DJ Arafat, Bonj, and Gemini Major.
In the film itself, Africa will be represented by South African Nomzamo Mbatha and, speculatively, Nigerian celebrity Davido.
The complete 16-hits tracklist is as follows: Black And White by Nasty C ft. Ari Lennox; Owo Ni Koko by Larry Gaaga & Umuobiligbo; Magnet by Locko; Skeletun by Tekno; Overdue by Tellaman & Sha Sha; Jiggy Bop by Alpha P & TMXO; Dosabado by DJ Arafat; Fetch Your Life by Prince Kaybee ft. Msaki; Dangerous Love by Tiwa Savage; Moya Omubi by Th&o; Hallelujah by Diamond Platnumz ft. Morgan Heritage; Ye Mama by Toofan ft. Fally Ipupa; Ain’t It True by Bonj; Loke Loke by Gemini Major ft. ANATII; Shesha by De Mthuda & Njelic; and, Everything by Ricky Tyler.
Sipho Dlamini, The CEO of Universal Music, South Africa and Sub-Saharan South Africa described the tracklist selection as a move to popularize upcoming music from Africa with a notable global effect.
Dlamini added that they were aiming for as much diversity as possible.
“Much like the movie is about America on one side and Africa, we could draw on the African genres you would expect but you also have R&B, hip-hop, house, and so forth,” he said.
Renowned actors such as Eddy Murphy, Shari Headly, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, and John Amos take the lead roles in the film.